Saturday, March 3, 2018
Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | March 2 – 4, 2018 every day | Jodo Shinshu Center
2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, together with Ōtani University and Ryūkoku University in Kyoto announce a workshop under the supervision of Mark Blum that will focus on critically examining premodern and modern hermeneutics of the Tannishō, a core text of the Shin sect of Buddhism, and arguably the most well-read... More >
Panel Discussion: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 3 | 4 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Kronos Quartets collaboration with composer Jonathan Berger and novelist Harriet Scott Chessman, My Lai revisits the horrors of the massacre and its aftermath. The works creators and performers visit BAMPFA for this conversation.
Film - Feature: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 3 | 5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This record of testimony about American war crimes may be the most important account we have of Americas tragic encounter with Vietnam. . . . Remains essential viewing (Chicago Reader). With Peter Gessners short Time of the Locust.
Performing Arts - Music: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 3 | 7 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
On Saturday, March 3, 2018 the company performs at UC Berkeley's Hertz Hall at 7pm, in cooperation with the U.C Berkeley Department of Music. As Mt. Agung Volcano rumbles beneath their feet, Çudamani is preparing a special concert for Berkeley audiences. The Hertz Hall performance differs from any other program on this USA tour. The UC Berkeley program features world premieres by renowned... More >
$30 General Admission, $20 Students
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Buddhist Studies | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.
Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Korean Studies | January 31 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant Dictee offers viewers an opportunity to experience the work of this prolific artist in a new way, through her best-known work, the artists book Dictee. Placing the book as a point of entry into her wider creative production, the exhibition explores resonances between Dictees ten thematic sections (nine of them named for the Greek muses) and artworks drawn from the... More >